On Wednesday, August 26, 2020, LRG Global Consultant & Executive Director of Fundación GIST Chile, Piga Fernández, (GIST survivor & advocate), attended ae climatic event at Palacio de La Moneda (La Moneda), where the President Piñera of Chile took the final steps to sign the 'Ley de Cáncer Claudio Mora' guaranteeing healthcare protections for Chilean cancer patients.
Participación de los pacientes en el “Tour de abogacía por la participación de los pacientes en la toma de decisiones en políticas públicas de salud.”
Collaboration among patient groups and working together in setting common goals is vital. Together we can have a stronger voice to achieve our participation in the decision-making on health issues.
I never thought that I would be sitting at the same table with Senators from my country while voting for a law that will potentially dramatically change the lives of cancer patients in Chile. [...]
Patients and Caregivers March! On December 4, 2018, President Sebastián Piñera, of Chile, signed the National Cancer Plan 2018 – 2028 and the National Cancer Law. LRG Global Consultant and Executive Director of Fundación [...]
Saturday August 11, in Fundación GIST Chile celebrated their Fourth Anniversary and the end of their GIST Awareness Campaign: "HAGÁMOSLO POSIBLE" with two panel discussions of different health stakeholders from Chile.
Alianza GIST and Fundacion GIST Chile are going all out to raise awareness for GIST Awareness Day. Launched in 2014, GIST Awareness Day is a global effort to bring awareness about GIST, (Gastrointestinal Stromal [...]
On Saturday November 25, GIST Chile, together with FUCOG (Gynecological cancers) held an education session for health related students, patients and caregivers. This was the first collaborative activity in looking forward to expand our [...]
Fundacion GIST Chile was invited by the Federation of Rare Diseases in Chile (FECHER) to participate in a meeting where the main topic was the need of a Rare Diseases Law in Chile. The [...]
On November 26, 2016, patient advocacy organizations in Chile came together at the School of Medicine at the University of San Sebastian in Santiago, Chile for a seminar entitled "Clinical Studies, Clinical Guidelines and [...]